Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
微妙 JLPT 3
Kana Reading
びみょう
Romaji
bimyō
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    delicate; subtle; sensitive
    Example sentence
    本状には微妙情報が含まれており、気分害することがあるかもしれない This letter contains sensitive information that may offend some people.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    difficult; delicate (situation); complicated
    Example sentence
    非常に微妙状況だった That was a very delicate situation.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    doubtful; questionable; dicey
    Example sentence
    二人考えには微妙違いあった There was a subtle difference between their views.

Examples of 微妙, びみょう in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

7 strokes

exquisite, strange, queer, mystery, miracle, excellent, delicate, charming

On'Yomi: ミョウ, ビョウ

Kun'Yomi: たえ

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JLPT 1

13 strokes

delicate, minuteness, insignificance

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Kun'Yomi: かす.か

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